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Notice: Roof update: Work has now started on the roof repairs, the works will continue for approximately 6 months. This will involve the main house being covered in scaffolding. The ground floor of the house will remain open during the works. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Elegant country house with highly distinctive gardens

This elegant country manor and tranquil garden sit so harmoniously within the landscape that one cannot exist without the other.

The house was lovingly rebuilt by its last owner, Ralph Dutton, after a catastrophic fire in 1960. Enjoy the beautifully proportioned rooms which house his exquisite collection of ceramics and art, each window offering undisturbed views to the tranquil countryside beyond.

Beautifully manicured lawns lead the eye down avenues of sculptured topiary, past borders full of the heady scent of roses, to breathtaking views across the South Downs.

Coming soon

Delicate Snowbunting crocus © National Trust

Delicate Snowbunting crocus

As the days start to get longer the garden at Hinton Ampner springs back to life. Delicate snowdrops will cover the east lawns, whilst in front of the house the snow bunting crocuses provide early nectar for our hungry bees.

Coming soon

Snowdrops at Hinton Ampner © National Trust

Snowdrops at Hinton Ampner

As the days start to get longer the garden at Hinton Ampner springs back to life. Delicate snowdrops will cover the east lawns, whilst in front of the house the snow bunting crocuses provide early nectar for our hungry bees.

Spring walks

Grab your wellies and join us for a spring walk with the head gardener. Take a gentle stroll around our Ancient tree trail or for the more adventurous try the Dutton estate walk. Why not bring your four legged friend with you, dogs are welcome on the wider estate and in our tea-room courtyard.

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Raising the roof on Hinton Ampner

Work begins to remove the asbestos.

Work begins to remove the asbestos.

Our roof repairs are now under way,  the house will be covered in scaffolding for some months. Don’t worry, underneath the wrapping the ground floor of the house is still open for you to explore. We will keep you up to date with all the latest project updates, who knows what we will find?

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